Kelsey Turczyn
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Kelsey Turczyn

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
LaSalle, Ill.

High School:
LaSalle-Peru Township

Height:
5-5

Position:
OF

Bats/Throws:
R/R

04/13/2014

Shaky Defense ISU's Demise in Series Finale Loss at Loyola

The Redbirds committed four errors, as all of the Ramblers' three runs were unearned.

04/06/2014

Redbirds Drop Series Finale at SIU in Walkoff Fashion

ISU surrendered two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to lose, but still took the series, 2-1.

04/05/2014

Record-Setting Offensive Outburst Fuels DH Sweep at SIU

The Redbirds slugged their way to 20-2 and 11-0 run-rule victories to clinch their third-straight MVC series.

03/22/2014

Late Home Runs Cost Redbirds in UNI Series Finale

A Jordan de los Reyes solo homer was the only offense ISU could muster in the defeat.

03/21/2014

Redbirds Open Valley Play With Doubleheader Sweep of UNI

ISU took game one, 4-3 in nine innings, before slugging its way to a 9-4 victory in game two.

Sophomore (2013): Season...made 16 appearances, all off the bench...tallied one hit in 11 at bats, but posted a .333 on-base percentage thanks to two walks and two hit by pitches...made her season-debut as a pinch hitter vs. Sam Houston State (Feb. 9)...hit by a pitch vs. No. 12 Louisiana-Lafayette (Feb. 23)...made her first appearance in the field vs. LIU Brooklyn (March 1), going 0-for-1 with a walk...went 1-for-2 with one run scored and one RBI vs. Miami (Ohio) (March 10), her only hit, RBI and run of the season...walked as a pinch hitter vs. Southern Illinois (March 30)...was hit by a pitch in a pinch hitting appearance at Wichita State (April 20).

Freshman (2012): Season...appeared in 23 games and made one start, posting a .238 batting average with a double, a home run and eight RBI, all as a pinch hitter...drew a pair of walks and was hit by a pitch for a .333 on-base percentage...drove in a pair of runs with her first-career hit, a pinch hit single, vs. Boston (Feb. 24)...drove in game-winning runs as a pinch hitter on back-to-back days vs. South Alabama (Mar. 3) and Penn State (Mar. 4)...went 2-for-3 with a game-tying homer and a game-winning three-run double, both career firsts, in the series vs. Wichita State (Mar. 24-25).

LaSalle-Peru Township HS: Two-sport athlete at LaSalle-Peru who participated in volleyball and softball...led team with a .470 batting average and 25 RBI as a junior...three-time all-conference and all-area selection...helped the Cavaliers win conference and regional championships as a freshman...member of the Midland Magic 92.

Personal: Born November 6, 1992...Parents: Tom and Lori Turczyn...mother, Lori, is an ISU alumna...Sibling: Abby, who signed a LOI with the Redbirds in Nov. 2013...Major: environmental health.

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